News and Events
In addition to providing grants to organizations and individuals, the Marshall Home Fund supports and participates in various town activities that promote the well-being older adults.
Lexington Chamber Music Center Concert
Come to a free concert at Brigham House, sponsored by the Lexington Chamber Music Center, an MHF grantee. Talented high school students will perform works by Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Haydn.
Location: Brigham House, 341 Mt Auburn St, Watertown.
Date: November 4, 2017, 2:00-3:00.
Admission is free.
For further information visit www.lexingtonchambermusic.org
Become Trained on How to Lead a Workshop for Caregivers
Springwell is looking for a few new volunteers who would like to be trained to lead the workshop, Powerful Tools for Caregivers. This workshop--part of Springwell's Healthy Living Program--helps caregivers learn to take care of themselves using relaxation techniques, problem solving, and better communication.
Date: Training is on October 24 and 25 at Elder Services of Merrimack Valley in Lawrence.
For more information, email email@example.com or call 617-926-4100.
Watertown Family Network Intergenerational Activities
WFN, a Marshall Home Fund grantee, sponsors activities to bring together families with young children and older adults.
A Boo-tiful Morning: October 12, 2017, 10:00 AM at the Senior Center, 31 Marshall St. Watertown. Music, mask-making and treats. Limited to 20 families; register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Halloween Happening: October 27, 2017 9:45 AM at Brigham House, 341 Mt Auburn St, Watertown
For more information, visit Watertown Family Network.
Come to a Halloween Party Sponsored by Beaverbrook STEP, Inc.
Beaverbrook STEP, a Marshall Home Fund grantee that provides services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, invites you to a Halloween Party. Costumes, music, bar-b-que and more!
Location: Hellenic Center, 25 Bigelow Street, Watertown
Date: October 26, 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
For more information, visit Beaverbrook STEP.
Bridges Together: Intergenerational Programs for Schools, Senior Centers and Other Community Organizations
Bridges Together is a non-profit organization located in Sudbury, Mass, that provides curricula, materials and workshops for organizations interested in bringing together the young people and older adults in their community for meaningful engagement. Visit their website to see the many resources that are available.
MHF Board Member Writes about the Affordable Housing Crunch in Watertown
Amy McCreath, Pastor of the Church of the Good Shephard and a member of the MHF Board, used her blog to describe what she learned on a recent visit the board made to the E. Joyce Munger Senior Apartments. Read her blog, Living Water(town), to learn more about the important and complex issue of providing affordable housing to Watertown residents.
Watertown Cable Access Focus on Watertown Features MHF
Jim Vershbow interviewed co-president Carole Katz, and board members Seda Aghamianz and Will Twombly about the history of the fund and the types of grants that we provide.
View the show.
Watertown for All Ages
We are a member Watertown for All Ages, a town-wide collaboration of individuals and organizations that promotes and encourages multi-generational activites. WAA is working to help Watertown become an Age Friendly Community. This past May, MHF, WAA and many other town organizations sponsored Aging Well in Watertown: A Housing Forum, which provided information on the housing options available to older adults in Watertown.
Next MHF Board Meeting
January 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM